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My First Ultra Marathon

Race: Hagg Lake 50K Time: 4:32 Place: 4th Place Woman Overall: 15th out of 150 Race report to come soon!

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Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14 Mile Trail Race

I “raced” the Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14 Mile Trail Race on Saturday because: 1. I really enjoyed saying “I’m running the Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14-Miler.” Clearly I need more excuses to work Mega Fat Ass into … Continue reading

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First Run 5K – The mini race report

Time: 21:09 Average: 6:48 min/mile Place: 8th woman, first in my age division New Personal Record for 5K A few notes: – Amazingly, I ran my best 5K to date on a stomach full of sushi and after of a … Continue reading

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CIM 2008 Race Report

They say that the California International Marathon is a  flat,  fast course. A perfect race if you’re looking to qualify for Boston or set a new PR.  It’s true. CIM is flat…ish. And it is fast, but no matter how you … Continue reading

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California International Marathon Results

Time: 3:14:54 New personal record by 21 minutes Race Report Coming Soon!

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Après Marathon: Lithia Loop

Lessons learned from the marathon: 1. Always wear two watches. Phil (Garmin 405) refused to function after 2.7 miles. I was thankful I had a backup watch strapped to my other wrist. 2. Handheld water bottles are THE best. But … Continue reading

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Lithia loop trail marathon race report

The Lithia Loop Trail Marathon was my fifth and most challenging marathon. It was a fabulous race and I’ll say it now: this race report will be long. So bring a GU, get a glass of water, find a comfortable … Continue reading

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Gresham 1/2 Marathon Race Report

Last weekend I drooled enviously as a zillion courageous people took part in the Portland Marathon. I so wanted to participate, but a stressed abdominal muscle who took her sweet-ass time in healing kept me from racing. So I ran … Continue reading

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Haulin’ Aspen 2008 Trail Marathon: Race Report

Read on for my race report and more pictures from my fourth marathon and my first trail marathon – The 2008 Haulin’ Aspen Trail Marathon. Results: I finished in a time of 3:37:17 – a new PR for the marathon … Continue reading

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Lacamas Lake 4-Miler: Race Report

Today’s Race: The Lacamas Lake 4-Miler As a result of some incredibly poor planning on my part I ran 10 miles on Friday before work, 22 miles on Saturday and then woke up early to compete in today’s race. It … Continue reading

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Foot Traffic Flat 1/2 Marathon Race Report

Half marathons are tricky buggers. On the good side, they so much more do-able than actual marathons. They let you settle in and find a pace and allow you to finish strong without any of the residual soreness and utter fatigue that … Continue reading

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Race Report: Summer Solstice Sundowner 5K

It was a warm and sunny, summery day in Portland. A truly perfect day for running. So what did I do? I ran a 5K race After all that talk in my last post about not having much 5K experience, … Continue reading

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Mt. Hood Scramble 2008 Race Report

They call the race The Grandfather of Filth and the description on the website is as follows: This event isn’t designed for the pansy-ass front avenue runner — DO NOT expect some cutesy lil’ downtown 5k, or some wussy boy … Continue reading

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Race Report: Havoc at the Hideout Trail 10K

I reasoned that a local 10K Trail Run wouldn’t be all that hard. Boston was less than a month ago. I feel fit. My legs are strong. A 6-mile race would be a fast and fun way to spend Saturday … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon

The Race Report I’ve got some time to write a recap of the Boston Marathon. I’m suffering from some post-marathon insomnia. I am exhausted and sore, but sleep won’t come. Here’s the recap of the day. Watch out. It could … Continue reading

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